Central Sphere 2010 to 2011

Minimum Wage sheet of Central

Area-wise Minimum Rates of Wages for the Scheduled Employments in the Central Sphere w.e.f October 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011


Name of Scheduled Employment Category of
Rate of wages
including VDA per day
(in Rs.)
  Area A Area B Area C
1 Agriculture Unskilled 163 148 146
Semi skilled/ Unskilled Supervisor 179 165 151
Skilled/ Clerical 194 179 164
Highly Skilled 216 199 179
2 Workers engaged in
Stone Mines for
Stone Breaking and
Stone Crushing
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 m lead/1.5 meters lift
(a) Soft Soil 156.91
(b) Soft Soil with Rock 237.83
(c ) Rock 314.84
2.  Removal and Staking of rejected stones with 50 meters lead 1.5 meters lift 125.14
Stone Breaking or Stone Crushing for the stone size
(a) 1.0 inch to 1.5 inches 977.38
(b) Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inches 835.01
(c ) Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inches 488.16
(d) Above 5.0 inches 400.59
3 Sweeping and
Unskilled 234 194 156
4 Watch and Ward Without Arms 234 194 156
With Arms 259 220 182
5 Loading and Unloading Unskilled 234 194 156
6 Construction Unskilled 234 194 156
Semi skilled/ Unskilled Supervisor 259 220 182
Skilled/ Clerical 285 259 220
Highly Skilled 310 285 259
7 Non-Coal Mines   Above Ground Below Ground
Unskilled 156 194
Semi skilled/ Unskilled Supervisor 194 234
Skilled/ Clerical 234 272
Highly Skilled 272 310


Sr. No. Name of Scheduled employment Nomenclature
1 Agriculture (1) Agriculture
2 Workers engaged in Stone Mines for Stone Breaking and Stone Crushing (1) Workers engaged in Stone Mines for Stone Breaking and Stone Crushing
3 Sweeping and Cleaning (1) Employment of Sweeping and Cleaning excluding Activities prohibited under the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993
4 Watch and Ward (1) Employment of Watch and Ward
5 Loading and Unloading (1) Employment of Loading and Unloading in (i) Goods Shed, Parcel Officers of Railways; (ii) Other Goods sheds, Godowns, Warehouses, etc. and; (iii) Docks and Ports
6 Construction (4) Construction or maintenance of Roads and Runways or in Building Operations including laying down Underground Electric, Wireless, Radio, Television, Telephone, Telegraph and Overseas Communication Cables and similar other Underground Cabling Work, Electric
7 Non-Coal Mines (36) Employees engaged in the employment of Gypsum Mines, Barytes Mines, Bauxite Mines, Manganese Mines, China Clay Mines, Kynite Mines, Copper Mines, Magnesite Mines, White Clay Mines, Stone Mines, Stone Mine, Statite Mines (including mines producing Soap


Area "A"
Ahmedabad (UA) Delhi (UA) Kanpur (UA)
Bengaluru (UA) Greater Mumbai (UA) Lucknow (UA)
Kolkata (UA) Hyderabad (UA) Chennai (UA)
Nagpur (UA)    
Area "B"
Agra (UA) Gorakhpur Mysore (UA)
Ajmer Guwahati City Nasik (UA)
Aligarh Guntur Pune (UA)
Allahabad (UA) Gwalior (UA) Patna (UA)
Amravati Indore (UA) Raipur (UA)
Aurangabad (UA) Hubli- Dharwad Rajkot
Bareilly (UA) Jabalpur (UA) Ranchi (UA)
Bhavnagar Jaipur (UA) Sholapur (UA)
Bikaner Jamshedpur (UA) Srinagar (UA)
Bhopal Jodhpur Surat (UA)
Bhubaneshwar Kochi (UA) Tiruvanantapuram (UA)
Amritsar Kolhapur (UA) Vadodara (UA)
Chandigarh (UA) Kozhikode (UA) Varanasi (UA)
Coimbatore (UA) Kota Vijaywada (UA)
Cuttack (UA) Ludhiana Vishakhapatnam (UA)
Durgapur Madurai (UA) Warangal
Faridabad Complex Meerat (UA)  
Ghaziabad (UA) Moradabad (UA)  
Area "C" will comprise of all areas not mentioned in this list
NB: U.A stands for Urban Agglomeration


Definition of Unskilled, Semi-skilled, Skilled & Highly Skilled Workers


Last Updated by Paycheck India on October 8, 2010

Source: Department of Labour and Employment, Government of India

Disclaimer : 
Minimum Wages have been provided by the Labour Departments of respective states.All efforts have been made to update the minimum wage data on a regular basis.However, there might be unforeseen errors.


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